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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-949-4411
Toll Free Phone 1-877-654-1137
Fax 905-949-4019
E-Mail info@mindforward.org
Website www.mindforward.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/phdabiservices/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/MindForwardBIS
Primary Contact Mariana Ljuljdjuraj, Intake and Community Services Coordinator; Phone: 905-949-4411 ext 250; Email: Mariana.Ljuljdjuraj@mindforward.org
Alternate Contact Ashely Budd, Interim Clinical Services; Phone: 905-949-4411 ext 240; Email: Ashely.budd@mindforward.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA)
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1992
Primary Executive Keitha McNeil, Interim Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-949-4411 ext 254; Email: keitha.mcneil@mindforward.org
Alternate Executive Lisa Philips, Executive Liaison; Email: lisa.philips@mindforward.org
Funding MH LHIN ; CW LHIN ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community-based support and rehabilitation services to adults living with the effects of an acquired brain injury * referral to other community services

Assisted Living - Assisted living beds with 24 hour support in Oakville, Mississauga and Brampton (5 residential facilities) * all residential placements are based on assessed need and focus on maintaining independent living skills and social recreational engagement in the residence and in the community

Caregiver/Family Services - Providers caregiver counseling, ABI education, peer support groups

Case Management - Offered to all outreach service recipients not living in a Mindforward Brain Injury Services (formerly PHDABIS) assisted living site * services include coordination of community services and resource linkages, assistance with financial and legal matters, academic assessment and placement, life skills support * case managers link clients to other community agencies

Clinical Services -
Includes psychological assessment and treatment, neuro-psychiatry consultation for medication management and access to counseling

Concussion Services - Education and workshops * register online at concussionservices@phdabis.org

Day Program - Offered in three locations: Mississauga, Oakville (Kerr St Mission) and Orangeville * social, recreational events, exercise and fitness, skill building * daily drop-in hours * offers psycho-social groups including anger management, depression support, self-esteem support, social skills, peer support, and substance abuse and brain injury

Extendicare Halton Hills Integrated Partnership - Service to support clients in need of long-term residency who are at risk of losing residential placement due to cognitive or behavioral challenges * this partnership combines the environment, nursing supports, personal support workers of a long term care facility with additional on-site support staffing provided by Mindforward Brain Injury Services (formerly PHDABIS)

Seniors Services - Provides behavioural support and engagement to clients with ABI presenting with cognitive/behavioural challenges in long-term care settings, home and hospital environments * assist clients in ALC transitions and provide support to the attendant caregiver

Supported Independent Living - Services to individuals living independently in the community who require lower levels of support in order to sustain that independence * provides medication assistance, community-based appointment support (medical, financial), transportation training to increase access to the broader community * works in conjunction with various community housing providers, including SHIP and Able Living, to provide cross-agency client support

Services and Programs:
  • Adult Day Program
  • Assisted Living
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Dufferin County
Eligibility Adults and youth 16 years and older, living with the effects of an acquired brain injury * medically stable * residing in the Peel Region, Halton or Dufferin County
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga (City Centre)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
176 Robert Speck Pkwy
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3G1
Intersection Robert Speck Pkwy and Burnhamthorpe Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Caregiver Counselling ~ Brain Injuries ; Case/Care Management ~ Brain Injuries ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Brain Injuries ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Older Adults ~ Brain Injuries ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Brain Injuries

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